Fisheries and Resources Monitoring System

Icelandic Cod - Icelandic grounds
Marine Resource  Fact Sheet
ICES Advice 2017
Icelandic Cod - Icelandic grounds
Fact Sheet Citation  
Cod (Gadus morhua) in Division 5.a (Iceland grounds)
Owned byInternational Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) – More
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FAO Names: en - Atlantic cod, fr - Morue de l'Atlantique, es - Bacalao del Atlántico, zh - 大西洋鳕, ru - Треска атлантическая

Fishery Indicators
Production: Catch
Geographic extent of Icelandic Cod - Icelandic grounds
Main Descriptors
Considered a single stock: Yes        Spatial Scale: Sub-Regional
Management unit: Yes        Reference year: 2016
Biological State and Trend
State & Trend Descriptors
Exploitation rateHRMSY: BelowNo or low fishing mortality
Moderate fishing mortality
Abundance levelBlim: Full reproductive capacityPre-exploitation biomass or high abundance
Intermediate abundance

Habitat and Biology
Depth zone: Shelf (50 m - 200 m).   Vertical distribution: Demersal/Benthic.  

Water Area Overview
Spatial Scale: Sub-Regional

Geo References
Resource Structure
Considered a single stock: Yes

Fishery Indicators
TypeMeasureValueUnitTime period
ProductionCatch 545250tonnes1955
Catch 486909tonnes1956
Catch 455182tonnes1957
Catch 517359tonnes1958
Catch 459081tonnes1959
Catch 470121tonnes1960
Catch 377291tonnes1961
Catch 388985tonnes1962
Catch 408800tonnes1963
Catch 437012tonnes1964
Catch 387106tonnes1965
Catch 353357tonnes1966
Catch 335721tonnes1967
Catch 381770tonnes1968
Catch 403205tonnes1969
Catch 475077tonnes1970
Catch 444248tonnes1971
Catch 395166tonnes1972
Catch 369205tonnes1973
Catch 368133tonnes1974
Catch 364754tonnes1975
Catch 346253tonnes1976
Catch 340086tonnes1977
Catch 329602tonnes1978
Catch 366462tonnes1979
Catch 432237tonnes1980
Catch 465032tonnes1981
Catch 380068tonnes1982
Catch 298049tonnes1983
Catch 282022tonnes1984
Catch 323428tonnes1985
Catch 364797tonnes1986
Catch 389915tonnes1987
Catch 377554tonnes1988
Catch 363125tonnes1989
Catch 335316tonnes1990
Catch 307759tonnes1991
Catch 264834tonnes1992
Catch 250704tonnes1993
Catch 178138tonnes1994
Catch 168592tonnes1995
Catch 180701tonnes1996
Catch 203112tonnes1997
Catch 243987tonnes1998
Catch 260147tonnes1999
Catch 235092tonnes2000
Catch 236705tonnes2001
Catch 209537tonnes2002
Catch 207246tonnes2003
Catch 228337tonnes2004
Catch 213865tonnes2005
Catch 197247tonnes2006
Catch 171646tonnes2007
Catch 147668tonnes2008
Catch 183302tonnes2009
Catch 170009tonnes2010
Catch 172207tonnes2011
Catch 196177tonnes2012
Catch 223594tonnes2013
Catch 221990tonnes2014
Catch 230229tonnes2015
Catch 251134tonnes2016
Management unit: Yes
Source of information
ICES Advice accessed through ICES Stock Assessment Database on November 2017. ICES, Copenhagen.  Click to open
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